New today from the Century:
- Tobias Winright reviews Stanley Hauerwas: "Drawing on Harry S. Stout, Hauerwas argues that the Civil War
became a total, unlimited war because the demand to participate assumed a
sacral status." (subscription required)
- Lee Hull Moses on missing church during her maternity leave: "I'm not indispensable. I knew the church would be fine for the weeks
I was away. It's just
that I missed them."
- Steve Thorngate reacts to A. G. Sulzberger's assertion that it's hard to be a vegetarian in the Midwest: "The New York Times has never been hesitant to publish
articles that look cluelessly down on the cultural life of U.S. cities
with fewer than 8 million residents. So I'm not sure I'd blame nepotism
alone for the A. G. Sulzberger clunker the paper published this week."
- Lou Carlozo briefly reviews Matthew Sweet